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WWII Veterans

U.S. Ambassador Harry K. Thomas Jr., right, greets Filipino war Veterans As the Filipino and American flags were raised side by side at the annual Memorial Day celebration at Manila’s American Cemetery, […]

Marcos Family Enduring Appeal

Marcos loyalty strong before Philippines elections (Romeo Ranoco/Reuters) MANILA, Philippines — It’s been 26 years since Dictator Ferdinand Marcos was overthrown, but in many ways his family never left town. Drive down […]

The New Aquino

It’s past midnight in Zamboanga and Benigno (Noynoy) Aquino III slouches in his chair, a glass of Coke in one hand and a cigarette in another. He’s tired and bleary-eyed and wracked […]